Burns Vibra-Artist

Burns Vibra-Artist. Built by Jim Burns (Ormston Burns) in 1960, this rare early instrument, which features unmarked Tri-Sonic pick-ups, maple fingerboard, “offset contoured” neck,early vibrato unit, cream plastic control knobs (but replacement bridge), retailed for £78 when new.

Check the Historic Guitars page for an extensive write up.

Jim Burns interview in 1994 on YouTube

Tagged in:

Guitar Makers:

Burns

Notable people:

Jim Burns